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UHD Community Invited To Creative Writing Faculty Reading March 30

Celebrating The Talents Of Daniel Peña, Anthony Sutton, & Stalina Villarreal

Summary

By Sheryl E. Taylor

The College of Humanities & Social Sciences’ Department of English and the Cultural Enrichment Center are hosting another Creative Writing Faculty Reading, 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 30, in the Welcome Center TDECU Tour Room.

“Anthony Sutton, Daniel Peña, and Stalina Villarreal are all extraordinarily accomplished writers who bring to their classes not only their own great talents, but their enthusiasm for the work our students do,” said Dr. Jane Creighton, Professor of English.

This in-person event features three faculty members from the Department of English:

  • Daniel Peña, Associate Professor of English
  • Anthony Sutton, Adjunct Professor of English
  • Stalina Villarreal, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

“We have terrific faculty who will share their thrilling words,” said Dr. Stalina Villarreal, UHD Assistant Professor of English. “We look forward to the UHD Community joining us to listen and appreciate great literature.”

Upcoming Event

Monday, April 11
‘The Art of Advocacy: A Creative Career’
UHD English Alumna Ana Laurel, Attorney with Texas RioGrande Legal Aid
2:30 – 3:45 p.m.
Academic Building, Room A629

For more information, contact villarreals@uhd.edu.

 

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second-largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 60,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.